Steampunk Form and Function

(feature image: Steam Engine by Todd Cahill) While ArtPrize is winding up, The Charles River Museum of Industry and Innovation‘s exhibit, featuring (among great others) Infernal artists Todd Cahill and […]

(feature image: Steam Engine by Todd Cahill)

While ArtPrize is winding up, The Charles River Museum of Industry and Innovation‘s exhibit, featuring (among great others) Infernal artists Todd Cahill and Myke Amend, will be winding down.

The Clementine by Myke Amend

The Clementine, painted by Myke Amend for "Boneshaker" Author Cherie Priest - On Display at the Charles River Museum of Industry and Innovation

The Exhibit, : “Steampunk, Form & Function, and an Exhibition of Innovation, Invention and Gadgetry”, sponsored by Steampuffin, runs through May 10th, 2011 – and the Closing reception will be a great chance to see these three artists in person as they thank the curators of this remarkable exhibit, and meet with fellow steam enthusiasts for one more day.

“The Charles River Museum of Industry & Innovation is the first museum in the country to feature an exhibit solely dedicated to the steampunk art movement. Steampunk, Form & Function offers an informational and interactive look into the world of steampunk and all that it encompasses including, fashion, literature, entertainment and much more.

On display visitors will find modern Victorian clocks, a spinning wheel that generates power, GPS and iPods devices with gears and gages, and a computerized carriage. They can play a game of interactive pinball and use Victorian computer stations to discover the origins of this technological Victorian world.”

Steampunk, Form & Function opens October 22, 2010 runs through May 10th, 2011. Admission is $5 for the general public and $3 for seniors\students; admission is free for children under six. The Museum is located at 154 Moody Street in Waltham, MA 02453. For museum hours more information visit http://www.crmi.org or call 617 893 5410